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First post-CoP17 CITES-led workshop addresses livelihoods of the poor rural communities

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not an official document.

 

 

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CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the Livelihoods Workshop, 23 November 2016, George, South Africa

CITES and Livelihoods Workshop

Opening remarks by Mr John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

23 November 2016, George, South Africa

 

Deputy Director-General, Mr Shonisani Munzhedzi,

Distinguished guests and friends and colleagues from CITES Parties and international organizations,

"Analysis of international funding to tackle illegal wildlife trade" Launched - External link

Intervention of CITES Secretary-General at Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade


Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

Intervention by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES

Plenary Session

17-18 November 2016 – Hanoi, Vietnam

 

Hon. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, Dr. Ha Cong Tuan
Hon. Ministers
Distinguished guests
Friends and colleagues

Remarks of CITES Secretary-General on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory and rhino horn in Viet Nam


Remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory
and rhino horn in Hanoi, Viet Nam

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

12 November 2016

 

Mr. Ha Cong Tuan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen

Largest ever World Wildlife Conference hailed as a ‘game changer’

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Wildlife enforcement networks meet to further strengthen collaboration to combat ‘industrial scale’ crime

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Wildlife enforcement networks meet to further strengthen collaboration to combat ‘industrial scale’ crime

 

CoP17 hosts first ever wildlife crime partnerships forum

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CoP17 hosts first ever wildlife crime partnerships forum

 

Opening Address by Minister of Enviromental Affairs Dr Edna Molewa at the Opening of the 17th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, DR EDNA MOLEWA, ADDRESSES THE OPENING SESSION OF THE CITES COP17 IN JOHANNESBURG

24 SEPTEMBER 2016

 

The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, Mr Jacob Zuma,

The Executive Director of UNEP, Mr Erik Solheim,

The Secretary-General of CITES, Mr John E Scanlon,

Ministers of Environmental Affairs, Wildlife and Natural Resources,

Opening speech by Øystein Størkersen, Chair of CITES Standing Committee at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties

CITES CoP17

Øystein Størkersen, Chair of CITES Standing Committee

Opening Speech

Johannesburg, 24 September 2016

Dear President, 
Ministers, dignitaries,
ladies and gentlemen,
friends of CITES

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